Essentials of Torts

Criminal Justice

Quiz 3 :

Battery

Quiz 3 :

Battery

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MATCHING -voluntary movement of the body
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Battery can be committed by causing an offensive contact through carelessness.
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Most batterers have shallow pockets.
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Which of the following is not an element of every battery?
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MATCHING -self-defense, defense of others, defense of property
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MATCHING -an understanding or awareness
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MATCHING -a person who can pay a judgment
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MATCHING -causing physical damage
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For a battery to exist there must be an apprehension of a/an ________ contact.
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When Jim sneezes violently, he bumps into Mary's back.
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MATCHING -desire to bring something about
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At noon, Jim says to Fred, "I'll be by 1 P.M.to punch you in the nose." At 1 P.M., he punches Fred as promised.
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The same conduct can be both an assault and a battery, although they are separate torts.
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A person consists of one's body and anything ________ with the body.
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MATCHING -the second way to establish intent
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There is no battery if Ted is offended by George's light tap on the shoulder unless George knew Ted was unusually sensitive and would be offended by such a tap.
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MATCHING -without resources to pay a judgment
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If Dan tries to punch Bill, but misses and hits Jim, Dan has battered Jim because of ________ even if Dan did not know that Jim was in the area.
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MATCHING -express or implied agreement
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MATCHING -not required to establish intent
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